Auntie

AUNTIE My sprightly wee Auntie says, “Seventy’s not old, if you’re happy and snugly closed off from the cold, with a cuppa in hand, where others have none, and the quest of your life is just having fun.” The ladies next door (there is one either side) still have their…

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A Midget Raindrop

A Midget Raindrop In the hope of Gaining some height, A midget raindrop Hung on to the parapet. To fulfill their Everlasting desire, Some more drops Followed suit. Indeed they were tall, But in a flash Did they all fall Flat on their faces. Grossly mortified Did they quietly melt…

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Another Mile

Another Mile To the late Sammy Qualls I’ve been known to turn and twist my soul. I’ve even left myself standing in the aisle. But I always managed to drag my head out of my hole, Picking myself up, dusting off, and going another mile. There was this friend of…

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A Drunkard’s Ode

A Drunkard’s Ode (Gulp, gulp) Blockhead, halfwit, ignoramus, Hmm… What’s this? A C-minus? Not bad, not bad for a Three-time college freshman-ous. (Gulp, gulp) Did you just say incorrigible? indelible? Nah… I think not. It’s (hik!) disagreeable! Disagreeable, my life, it’s un-feeble, Feeble-minded, nitwit, twerp, irrational, Gosh (I’m dizzy) Is…

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Advice

Advice Be Jasus! said my friend, one day (Paddy was his name) you’ll wake up dead one morning and just yourself to blame better give up drinking, lad – especially on the stout go on the Holy water now there’s plenty here about. Would you look at me, for instance…

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